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with an organization called national school choice week. she runs the education break through network. she's a big believer of education reform. her mantra is that your zip code should not determine your destiny. when you have a party who truly believes that every american has a shot at the the american dream that's who we want running the republican and democratic parties. >> jennifer: that's a name we should be watching for. >> absolutely. >> jennifer: i'm going to switch because you just wrote a column relative to this, and i want to ask you about it. we learned this week that there was an alabama high school football coach who was suspended after making derogatory remarks about michelle obama's posterio posterior, actually. why is it that people think it's fair game to talk about our first lady's anatomy. >> it is something that i don't understand. people spoke about hillary clinton when she was running for office and when she was first lady. one of the things that seems to be a little bit different here with regard to people talking about the high school coach that you talked about referred t
for failed education systems, failed school systems to get their acts together. throughout the country there are some promising signs that we can bring schools and parents together to improve our educational system. san francisco public schools adopted a funding mechanism according to what's termed a weighted student formula. under this policy the more students a school attracts, the more money that school, its administrators and teachers receive. low-income students are weighted heavier and the funding forum as our children with disabilities, and those learning english as a second language. so there's incentives are schools to seek the more vulnerable population, and reasons for schools to differentiate themselves and to excel. imagine if we were to try and move in this direction with federal funding. allow the money we truly spend to actually follow individual children. students, including those without a lot of money for those with special needs, we be able to access a school which would give them a shot at having a successful life, a shot at earning their success and achieving thei
'll advance proposals aimed at producing results in areas like education, health health, innovation, and job growth. our solutions will be based on the conservative principles of self-reliance, faith in the individual, trust in family, and accountability in government. our goal is to ensure that every american has a fair shot to earn success and achieve their dreams. it's my hope that i can stand before you two years from now and report you that our side, as well as the president's, found within us the ability to set differences aside in order to provide relief to so many millions of americans who just want their life to work again. in so many countries in history, children were largely confined to the same station in life as their parents, but not here. because here we've seen the son of a shoe man become the president of the united states. we have seen a daughter of a poor single mom develop and build a company that turned into her being the oregon of a tv network. in america, the grandson of poor immigrants, who fled russia, come here, and that grandson became the majority leader of the h
today calling for change. he wants republicans to focus more on issues like education and health care and spend less time talking about the deficit. congressman cantor is with us this morning. >> good morning. >> you've got a big speech today asking the republican party to change. is this about tone or ideology? >> what this is about is about making sure that we can express why we're doing what we're doing. we believe very strongly obviously in things like fiscal discipline and not spending money you don't have we also believe in that, because it helps people, in the same way we've got to address the plight of so many working americans right now, and those who don't have any work and say that yes, we've got policies that will help you in terms of giving you an opportunity for quality education, in terms of trying to help you bring down the costs of health care. we've got some real policies that we want to put to work to help people and that's what this is about. >> so on policy and on immigration reform will you today endorse the proposal put forward by senator
or the schools? educate is not schooling. schooling is the institutional matrix, institutional matrix that receives the urge to learn and then distribute it, distributes it culturally. ostensibly based on merit but learn something for a life-style. that's what you do when you figure out your life situation and figure out what to do in regard to how you continue to learn and flute ture and grow your mind over the space of a lifetime. so the point is that we got these institutions that are making judgements about our children and that we are complicit in without stepping up to the plate to intervene. and so i'm so glad you all are doing that with knowledge, with insight, with savvy and also with critical acumen give to you over a lifetime. we need to use this in behalf of our children so that they won't be sent off. because one person gets hit on the back of the hand and told not to do it anymore. drunk until a certain age. then can go on to be president. another person gets consigned to being a janitor. both got the same talent. both got the same, if barack obama had been caught doing
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'm grateful for his education and there is no comparison between the quality of this man and chuck hagel. they are in different sandboxes. i'm very grateful for people like this who we desperately need in times like this. >> we go to the independent line. this is doug, welcome to the conversation. caller: thanks for taking my call and thanks to c-span. i think the only one that had any sanity and knew the questions that were going to be asked. we did not get any answers to them. how is the decision made? what are the requirements? the independent said we should have a court that regardless who the president is they should not have a unilateral way to document nominate someone. people in this country don't know about the mddaa, the national defense thorgs act which allows the president to designate a person who he feels is a terrorist or supporting terrorist organizations to deprive him of life, liberty and not be able to go in front of a court. you can't say listen, you have the wrong person. we can be unilaterally detained. there is no question about, for instance, the propaganda guy th
research and education. cuts to military personnel and law enforcement. cuts that will cause jobs and do real harm to the american economy as it struggles to recover. and the reality is that we don't even have that much time. we only have nine legislative days left in february to address the issue. nine days to negotiate a trillion-dollar deal with the senate and the president. and instead of a meaningful plan to address the crisis that we need to avert, we have this nonsense before us today. this is no way to govern. the disturbing truth is that many republicans seem downright giddy when it comes to the sequester cuts. there is new story after new story of how we'll let the sequester take effect. the gentleman from georgia, dr. price, couldn't support these cuts fast enough. i was shocked. mr. speaker, it was only last week that the economic numbers for the fourth quarter of 2012 were released. unexpectedly we saw a contraction in those numbers, a contraction fueled by a massive reduction in defense spending. what do you know, huge cuts in government spending during a fragile economic r
were all going to act, no matter how we were involved in the project of educating our kids -- we were going to put our kids first. that sounds like obstruction, but when you are in the hard work of having to close schools, it gives you an ability to remind people of what the interest of kids.ch is acting in whether it is our compact or whether it is here, particularly here, because of the detailed nature, it does give us a road map. and i think it holds together. employer verification, a path to citizenship, making sure we are not rejecting talented people from other countries that have a ph.d. is and a real contribution to make here, and so on all of these things, in a substantive way, hang together. but the politically hang together. over years of debates on immigration reform, it has been clear what the component pieces are that are necessary for a large deal. i can filibuster all day long, but i do think colorado, in some sense, it is unusual, maybe. we seem to -- the ski resorts of mentioned earlier -- a huge number of moving pieces. >> part of politics is put yourselves in the s
are struggling during this financial crisis. we get calls related to those. we are trying to educate homeowners about that so they did not become victims in the first place. but a lot of people will lose their homes of the situation. host: christy romero, special inspector general for tarp. the question about the teeth -- question of to this executive pay, if treasury signed off on it, what can sigtarp really do? guest: we make recommendations to treasury and a half to be dealt with. we also report to congress. we send these reports to congress and congress helps put teeth in it. but a ultimately we have a lot of recommendations that are not implemented and they need to be. this is an example that shows how bad it can be a treasury does not implement the recommendation. i am looking forward to a new secretary of treasury coming in to talk about those recommendations and changes that can be made. and we will not give up. we will look at 2013 pay. we will not stop. because alternately we are here to protect taxpayers. host: amelia, ohio. democrats' line. caller: how are you? my question is about
is that we really do have to continue to educate the public. that's where the real action will be. yes, you'll have leadership in the senate and house talking back and forth, but the reality for some of us who have been in town in washington is that we've got to make some movement. and the political will of the republicans, i think, to engage with the latino community is somewhat real in certain sectors. you still have to remember the makeup of congress is still dominated by individuals who don't represent minority districts. so that's going to be the real test. my hat goes off to the new members of the house and the senate and the reality that latino -- the dreamers and other people are realizing how important it is. this is an economic issue as much as a security issue. >> i think it's important to underscore that it's the first great step, that there's a bipartisan group in the senate working on this, that there's a group also meeting in the house working on this. >> you're actually me not to harsh the mellow too soon. we should be applauding -- >> i think you're right. the devil is in t
. obama says the only way to continue investing in education research and development and still reverse the deficit is with a combination of spending cuts and additional revenues. republicans said the government got additional revenue with last year's tax agreement which raised tax rates on families making more than 450,000 a year and limited or phased out deductions for income over 300,000. in a statement john boehner said any tax loopholes we close should be used to lower rates for all taxpayers so we can be more xret ticompetitive and cree jobs. he reminded the whitous is missing the monday deadline for submitting a budget. >> it is going to be late. some say it could be as long as a month late. i think that's too bad. our economy could use some presidential leadership right now. >> house republicans want to force the president to submit a budget that would balance in 10 years. >> they hope to pass it in march unless they come up with a deficit reduction agreement before that. it would hurt readiness maintenance and training and make it difficult for the u.s. to respond to global cri
of dollars they have earned. >> mr. obama says the only way to continue investing in education research and development and still reverse the deficit is with a combination of spending cuts and additional revenues. republicans said the government got additional revenue with last year's tax agreement which raised tax rates on families making more than 450,000 a year and limited or phased out deductions for income over 300,000. in a statement john boehner said any tax loopholes we close should be used to lower rates for all taxpayers so we can be more xret ticompetitive and cree jobs. he reminded the whitous is missing the monday deadline for submitting a budget. >> it is going to be late. some say it could be as long as a month late. i think that's too bad. our economy could use some presidential leadership right now. >> house republicans want to force the president to submit a budget that would balance in 10 years. >> they hope to pass it in march unless they come up with a deficit reduction agreement before that. it would hurt readiness maintenance and training and make it difficult for
those immigration laws fixed. and they want sort of these educational reforms that are more market oriented. so the things that you're starting to see the republican party move on are really things the business wing wants. >> but when you look at the fact, ryan, that is in just the public conversation, that this split in the republican party and clearly those that are considered more establishment. they say those offend a lot of people that they need if they're ever going to be competitive. let me give you an example. are there options that we should consider between the extremes of mass deportation and a pathway to citizenship for those not lawfully present in the united states. >> well, let me say that i do believe that a pathway to citizenship should be the option that the congress selects. i don't see that as an extreme option. >> the gop still sees a path way to citizen ship as an extreme option? is this a sign of progress on the right? >> i guess it depends on where you start from the progress. if it's from 2010, then, yes, absolutely, that's progress. but from ten years ago,
is probably damaging and will damage our national security and will damage our educational system, will have kids getting kicked off of head start. it will mean people who have disabled kids. they recognize that the sequester is a bad idea, but what they've suggested is that the only way to replace it now is for us to cut social security, cut medicare, and not close a single loophole, not raise any additional revenue from the wealthiest americans or corporations who have a lot of lawyers and accountants who are able to maneuver and manage and work and game the system. i have to tell you, if that's an argument that they want to have before the court of public opinion, that is an argument i am more than willing to engage in because i believe the american people understand -- i believe the american people understand that, yes, we need to reduce the deficit, but it shouldn't just be on the backs of seniors. it shouldn't be just on the backs of young people who are trying to get a college education. it should not be on the backs of parents who are trying to give their kids a better start in life.
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and i think it has been an educational experience -- >> stephanie: has he apologized? >> caller: many times, yeah. and some of it sounded sincere, and others sounded scripted but he has talked many times, and it sounds like he has actually learned something -- >> stephanie: yeah you know, paula i think it is good that this has become such a story, because even listening to that audio where him, it sounds like such a throw-back that kind of reflexive homophobia that you hear in these macho circles but in the past you know? >> caller: i don't think he has actually ever thought about it and once this came out, i think the coach and other people have sat down with him, and i think he has begun to realize what a stupid thing it was to say, and of all places san francisco. >> stephanie: yeah. >> caller: but, you know, the -- the team has been really good about that. and i might point out that while that one player from the ravens is wonderful, of course he went to school and grew up in northern california some of his teammates were against marriage equality, so it go
at all. >> we can't just cut our way to prosperity. deep, indiscriminate cuts to things like education and training, energy and national security will cost us jobs. >> of course, the architect for the republican position on the economy has been congressman paul ryan, who chairs the house budget committee. and just as mr. ryan has problems recalling his exact marathon time, so he appears to have real problems with who was responsible for the sequester in the first place. >> we think the sequesters will happen because the democrats have opposed our efforts to replace those cuts with others and they've offered no alternatives. >> and while the republican approach to the fast approaching sequester leads them to rewrite history and ignore the potential for economic disaster, mr. ryan's friend and colleague, eric cantor, was also out delivering his own version of republican revisionism. >> our house republican majority stands ready for the president and his party to join us in actually tackling the big problems facing this country. >> that was mr. eric cantor 6.0-let's turn to representative
education training and the number of police officers in philadelphia? >> not only does it not make sense to republicans, but republicans seem to be starting to see into it that it's not the greatest idea at least to run on this idea will take the economy. now they're stuck between the budget that does exactly that and a public face that says don't worry, be happy. hard to have a public face that says don't worry, be happy when your budget is all about getting rid of programs for the disadvantaged. >> this is the thing, dana. these are not theoretical concepts anymore. this is real. jim miklaszewski says because of the sequester, the u.s. navy has cut its patrolling the persian gulf. the persian gulf, i wonder how they feel about sequestration in iran. >> this is a very real thing. we had eric cantor yesterday giving a speech. he gave one line to the whole question of the fiscal situation. he says but we need to be about more than that. we have to be the happy party that talks about immigration, health care, job growth. all these other things. but then he's right back there talking about
. lucas says he will donate most of the proceeds from that sale to education. >>> time now for "politico." >> let's check in with jim vandehei, executive editor down at "politico" for a look at the "playbook." jim, what's going on? >> good. how you doing? >> doing all right. we've got your behind-the-curtain report this morning. you're talking about the separation between the republican party, fox news, they've shed now dick morris to go along with governor palin. what's going on here inside the republican party? >> i think what's fascinating is you have these parallel purges. you have the republican party and you have fox news. both of which took a big hit in the 2012 elections. fox has seen its ratings dip particularly in january. republicans have obviously had a lot of problems with their brand post-election. so both sides are trying to get rid of the most toxic characters. on the one side, you have fox getting rid of palin. you have fox getting rid of dick morris. you have some of their bigger names advocating for a rethinking of immigration reform. on the official republican side, y
is getting a great education and doctorate is encouraging to me that you turn out well by mom not letting you watch tv. i will tell my daughter that is when they complain. in the midst of all these debates, we must keep that same humility that dr. king and washington and all our great leaders understood at the core of true leadership. in a democracy as big and diverse as ours, we will encounter every opinion. our task as citizens whether we are leaders in government or business or spreading the word, to suspend our days with open hearts and open minds. to seek out the truth that exists in an opposing view and find the common ground that allows for us as a nation and a people to take real and meaningful action. we have to do that humbly for no one can know the full and encompassing mind of god and we have to do it every day and not just as a prayer breakfast. this is now our fifth prayer breakfast and it is always a wonderful event. i do worry sometimes that as soon as we leave the prayer breakfast, everything we have been talking about the whole time seems to be forgotten. on the same day of
a college education. >> the president won the fairness debate in the fall. that's what the election was all about. today, the president said that argument will define the fight ahead on guns, immigration, women's rights, gay rights. the whole agenda. >> the question i will ask myself on every item, every issue, is is this helping to make sure that everybody has got a fair shot and everybody is doing their fair share and everybody is playing by the same rules. >> this president is gearing up to push for real change. and he's compared to confront the gop if they don't want to compromise. joining me now is congresswoman james shakowski who was at the democratic retreat with the president. she's part of the progressive caucus which produced his own plan this week to trim the deficit without cuts to our safety net. congresswoman, let me go to you first. the president made it clear he'll fight for what he believes is right. will republicans fold yet again? >> well, i certainly hope they will. apparently, john boehner said we're done with taxes. the president was very clear that when meeting the e
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to be a disaster. the $10,000 college degree. >> such a great price for such a great education. >> what we're bringing to the table is opportunity and access. >> shepard: what do you really get for your money? plus, monopoly announces which token will never again pass go. and which new one will take its place. but first from fox this wednesday night. a woman who admits stabbing her ex-boyfriend, shooting him, cutting his throat is implying that she was the real victim in the relationship. she is jody aria. she took the stand for a third straight day in a courtroom in phoenix. she is facing possible death penalty for killing her ex back in 2008. we have a photo of what the couple looked like back then. you will notice she was blonde at the time. she admits slashing and stabbing him 27 times. putting a bullet in his head and soliciting his throat. prosecutors say she did it because she was jealous that the boyfriend was getting together with another woman. but she says it was self-defense. and today she claimed that during their relationship he was using her. our adam housley has been monito
. >> there's the trick on the rubio statement, he speaks about federal financial aid for education but he and his party want to cut it and that's the part he didn't say. >> and he talks about the safety net in general and how we have to protect it but you can't frank lunce your way out of this. you can't call it a death panel or chang the way you're talking about these things without fundamentally changing the policies that you're talking about here and that's the issue. they have this sort of no-win situation where if they move too far from where they've been, they're in danger of losing people on the right, they're in danger of these ugly primary battles, they're trying to avoid that. at the same time, they're trying to piece back together a national coalition, which frankly right now they do now have. >> the optic of tuesday night, bobby jindal got wiped out, it set back his career years, he is still trying to climb up to where he was back then. i think marco rubio run as very similar risk. the cosmetics on him are odd because it can read well some of of the things he has but there are
in the united states of america. it means that we're focused on education and that every young person is equipped with the skills they need to compete in the 21st century. it means that we got an energy agenda that can make us less dependent on foreign oil, but also that we're cultivating the kind of clean energy strategy that will maintain our leadership well into the future. it means that we're going to talk about, yes, deficits and taxes and sequesters and potential government shutdowns and debt ceilings. we'll talk about that stuff. all from the perspective of how are we making sure that somebody who works hard in this country, a cop or a teacher, or a construction worker or a receptionist, that they can make it if they work hard. and that their kids can make it. and dream even bigger dreams than they have achieved. and obviously, a lot of what we'll be working on michellely over the next few weeks is going to be on how do we deal with the sequester issue, and i just want to make this quick point. i had a press conference this week in which i reiterated i am prepared, eager, and a
of immigration. they care about education for their kids. they care about health care. they care about the economy. so, again, we come back to that issue of just putting out a person of color isn't going to do it for you. case in point, bobby jindal. so he has a very tall order in front of him, marco rubio. >> but he's got a long career ahead of him if he plays his cards right certainly. he's only 41 years old. a name we'll be talking about a long time to come. victoria, thanks so much. nice to see you. >> thanks, thomas. >>> we've been talking about it all hour. john brennan, the man that the president wants to lead the cia going before the senate intelligence committee this afternoon. this comes hours after the white house directed the department of justice to allow select members of congress to see the classified documents which outline the administration's legal justifications for drone strikes against u.s. citizens. ultimately, it's part of the president's nif tiinitiative to his white house more transparent as he previously promised jon stewart he would do. >> one of the things w
for the right to education for children around the world. >>> here's a good reason for people to stay home from work when they're sick. your sick co-workers' germs spread to half of the most commonly touched surfaces in the office. you didn't want to hear that. that was after about four hours, according to a new study by the university of arizona. the germs were spread to 70% of surfaces by the end of the day. >>> a super windfall for new orleans. mandy drury is here with what's moving your money. they're tallying up the numbers but looks like a big windfall. >> this city has obviously been really hoping for a big economic boost from the super bowl although the power outage may not help its reputation going forward. nonetheless, tallying up the numbers, we're not completely tallied up yet, but over 150,000 people were expected to have visited the city with hotel revenue up 100%, all in an estimated $432 million boost plus of course all the parties and events and all the things surrounding the super bowl as well. if indeed that is the amount that it comes to, it is $100 million more than the ind
policies that help people with their health care costs, their education needs, college tuition and the rest. >> you want to make people's lives better. some might ask how you can do that and still slash the federal budget the way you want to slash in order to meet your other goal, which is to reduce the deficit. >> well, again, these are, you know, things that we're trying to do all to benefit americans, right? and i think if you take the sort of suggestion that somehow you just keep spending money at the federal level and that's going to make life better for people, my goodness, we should have it pretty good right now given that we're spending a trillion dollars a year more than we have. i don't think that's the answer. >> one last question. how do you answer skeptics who say, here's eric cantor out there again with his third or fourth plan to try to remake the image of republicans who may need an image makeover? >> all i know is i met joseph kelly yesterday whose kids go to the d.c. preparatory school. i don't think he cares or thinks about rebranding or repositioning or anything. what he
're more than no, there's a better way to move this economy forward, equal opportunity in education, let the money follow the child. let's let every parent do what barack obama does, choose the best school for their kids, it doesn't matter if there are people around him, he will connect with people at home. >> let's talk about this mini war going on between the texas governor and the governor of california, jerry brown. watch this. >> building a business is tough. but i hear building a business in california is next to impossible. this is texas governor rick perry. and i have a message for california businesses. come check out texas. >> jerry brown not very happy. he's brushing it off. what do you think of this effort to lure them to texas? >> there's a lot of economic analysis to suggest that doesn't work. new businesses create new jobs. google wasn't poached somewhere. it was homegrown in california. i think perry is trying to cover up from his declining poll numbers and recover from the fact that california beat his state in new jobs in 2012 but, oops, i forgot. come on, he's a dope a
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